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We walk, talk and sleep with our phones. But are we more—or less—connected?
Austin’s streets are so crowded during the 48 hours when SxSW Interactive is ending and SxSW Music is beginning that it’s easy to imagine the budding love affair between music and tech began as a romcom collision.
Techies show up to SXSW Interactive on the hunt for the next big gadget or app. But on the fest’s second day, digital was pushed aside during a celebration of the analog, the hand drawn and the physical
He is one of the world’s most renowned futurists, and onstage at South By Southwest, Ray Kurzweil stirred debate with a speech that outlined the incredible role artificial intelligence will play in the future, as it reshapes humanity
Laundry detergent is not my regular beat. But when Procter & Gamble invited me to check out one of its secret lairs, with a PR rep touting “advanced modeling and virtual reality” within, I couldn’t resist.
Yes, the maker of …
With all the debate over the importance of tax rebates and incentives currently flooding the political world, it’s somewhat surprising to discover that one of the “most highly subsidized business in the United States,” according to a former Treasury Department worker turned tax professor, is also one of the few true success stories in …
If you were one of those people who greeted the launch of Google’s new Google+ social network with the words: “Oh no, not another one,” then you may be interested to know that you’re not the only one.
Piracy – in the ship hijacking, non-torrent sense – is on the rise, and real life pirates are getting increasingly sophisticated with their ship-hunting methods.
According to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre, there have been 243 pirate attacks worldwide in 2011 thus far. Somalia alone accounts for the vast majority of the reported …
Good morning, madam, how can I help you today?
“I’d like a bikini please.”
Certainly madam, I’ll just print one for you.
This, ladies and gentlemen (but mostly ladies), is the kind of bikini you can get now that you’re Living in the Future.
The N12 bikini (named after the plastic it’s printed with) consists of hundreds of …
A new McCann study surveyed a group of 7,000 young individuals ages 16 to 30 across several countries to gauge their interests in different categories (friends, celebrity culture, etc. etc.) to see what actually motivates them to, you know, do things.
One of the more interesting tidbits–if you couldn’t tell from the extra grabby …
As news of Osama bin Laden’s death began rippling its way through various news pipes late last night, many were surprised to learn that the ever-elusive terrorist leader had been holed up not in a far-flung, desolate cave, but in a nice house in a well-to-do suburb outside of Islamabad.
I’d been asleep when the news broke last night …